Statement on President Trump’s Joint Address to Congress

WASHINGTON, D.C.–Hispanic Leadership Fund President, Mario H. Lopez issued the following statement in reaction to President Trump’s joint address to Congress: “We are encouraged by the president’s overall message about vital challenges faced by our nation and the need to address them.  HLF supports promoting more economic growth by lowering taxes for working-class families, cutting […]

Statement on the Confirmation of Betsy DeVos for Secretary of Education

WASHINGTON, D.C.–The Hispanic Leadership Fund issued the following statement for its president Mario H. Lopez in response to the U.S. Senate voting to confirm Betsy DeVos as the next Secretary of Education: “The Hispanic Leadership Fund commends the Senate for voting to confirm Betsy DeVos as the next Secretary of Education.  Mrs. DeVos has been […]

HLF Grades President Obama and Governor Romney on the Issues

‘Gainful Employment’ Rule Will Reduce Educational Opportunities for Students

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 2, 2011 CONTACT: WASHINGTON—Following the Department of Education’s release of the controversial final ‘Gainful Employment’ rule, the Hispanic Leadership Fund condemned the content of the rule and its harmful impact on students, including many Latinos, and the tainted process by which the Administration is forcing it through.  Hispanic Leadership Fund […]

House Votes to Keep Education Options for Latinos and Minority Students

Today, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to pass an amendment to the Fiscal Year 2011 Continuing Resolution that eliminates funding for the Department of Education’s proposed “Gainful Employment” rule.